Jan 27, 2007

Samsung brings Bluetooth to its HDTVs

Posted by in Bluetooth, Samsung
Samsung Bluetooth HDTV

Not content with announcing a HDTV with built-in WiFi, Samsung have given fans of wirelessly-controlled TVs another option by hooking up Bluetooth to their HDTVs through a technology they call WiseLink.

Jan 26, 2007

Toto Apricot MPee 3 Player

Posted by in Miscellaneous
Toto MP3 playing toilet

MediaMentalism is all about gadgets that let you play your media wherever you are, moving content seamlessly(ish!) from device to device. So what better gadget to demonstrate this than the Toto Apricot F5A toilet, which comes with not just an MP3 player, but also an SD card slot, letting you take your media with you […]

Jan 25, 2007

Lasonic Ghetto Blasts back to the 80s

Posted by in MP3 Players
Lasonic Ghetto Blaster boombox

What’s that coming over the hill…is it a boombox? Well, yes, but not like any boombox you’ve ever seen before (or, if you’re under 30, probably not like any boombox you’ve seen…ever!). This is the Lasonic Ghetto Blaster in all its garish 80’s gloriousness.

Jan 24, 2007

Grumpy TV with bad ass attitude

Posted by in Portable TV
Takara-Tomy portable TV

Takara-Tomy have announced a new portable TV with one very interesting feature: it comes complete with its very own nagging character, who starts off chiding you for changing channels too often, and suggesting grumpily that the screen’s too bright, before becoming more friendly over time the more you use it. To begin with, the character, […]

Jan 23, 2007

Samsung cut the wires off its HP-T5894W Plasma TV

Posted by in HDTV, HP-T5894W
Samsung HP-T5894W Wireless Plasma TV

Samsung announced the Samsung HP-T5894W wireless TV at CES 2007 last week. The HP-T5894W (couldn’t they have thought of a better name?!) is an interesting combination of wireless media streamer and TV. Most media streamers wirelessly connect to your PC, and plug-in to your TV to deliver content already downloaded . In contrast, the Samsung […]

Jan 21, 2007

Apple announce Apple TV

Posted by in Apple TV

Not content with making everyone at CES 2007 feel they went to the wrong conference with the launch of the iPhone at MacWorld, Steve Jobs rubbed a little more salt into the wound with the new Apple TV. The Apple TV is a small set top box that will stream video, pics and tunes from […]